potentially infectious to what ? i think your doctor is potentially ...hmm well never mind
you are negative to hbsag
you show a level of antibody of well above 1000
you are not only clear of the virus but antibodies make you immune for life.
ask your doctor why he wrote down that comment
read this glossary
Hepatitis B Core Ag (HBcAg): A core protein antigen of the hepatitis B virus not readily detectable in serum. It is an indicator of replicating hepatitis B virus.
Hepatitis B Core Antibody (anti-HBc): Antibody to the hepatitis core antigen. Appears at the onset of symptoms in acute hepatitis B and persists for life. The presence of anti-HBc indicates previous or ongoing infection with HBV.
Hepatitis B e Ab (anti-HBe): Antibody to HBeAg that indicates good probability of long-lasting viral clearance.
Hepatitis B e Antigen (HBeAg): Secreted product of the nucleocapsid gene of HBV found in serum during acute and chronic hepatitis B. Its presence indicates the virus is replicating and the infected individual is potentially infectious.
Hepatitis B Immune Globulin (HBIG): A product available for prophylaxis against hepatitis B virus infection. HBIG is prepared from plasma containing high titers of anti-HBs and provides short-term protection (three to six months).
Hepatitis B Surface Antibody (anti-HBs): The presence of anti-HBs is generally interpreted as indicating recovery and immunity from HBV infection.
Hepatitis B Surface Antigen (HBsAg): A serologic marker on the surface of HBV. It can be detected in high levels in serum during acute or chronic hepatitis.
Please correct me if this is wrong: i dont know if this is true . But could it be that thanks to the clearance of his past infection (possibly prior to his vaccination) that his surface antibody (Anti-HBs) got a boost from the vaccine as soon as he cleared it?
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